Dental Assistant III
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Dental Assistant III
Full-time, $21 per hour, great benefits
HealthFirst Bluegrass is seeking an experienced Dental Assistant III to join a dental team committed to quality patient care!. Duties include providing advanced chairside assistance during phase I restorative procedures with a knowledge of tooth nomenclature (amalgam, composite fillings), oral surgeries, endodontics and prosthodontics treatments. Also, includes taking x-rays, tray set-ups, instrument sterilization, patient referrals, documentation, and providing excellent service to patients.
Requires a High School Diploma/GED with two (2) years demonstrated experience and knowledge in chair side and dental assisting procedures. Certificate of completion issued for the Radiation Safety/Techniques Course and current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
ABOUT HEALTHFIRST BLUEGRASS
HealthFirst Bluegrass Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), provides a myriad of high-quality culturally and linguistically appropriate services to diverse populations throughout Lexington KY. We provide medical, dental, pharmaceutical, mental health, integrated health services, family and social services, and health education for all age groups. We are committed to ensuring the human right of accessible primary medical care through advocacy and community empowerment.
HealthFirst Bluegrass Inc. is committed to maintaining a work environment that is "employee friendly" to assure the organization's ability to recruit and maintain excellent employees. Currently, the organization offers competitive salaries for positions as an excellent benefits package.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Up to $21.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
HealthFirst Bluegrass requires proof of vaccination for all employees. Employees and applicants may apply for an exemption if they cannot be vaccinated due to complicating medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs.
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- Dental assisting: 2 years (Required)
- X-Ray Certification (Required)
Work Location: One location